Sensation jazz - one-step
Performed by: The All Star Trio - saxophone, xylophone and piano
Composed by: Dixieland Jazz Band
Record format: Edison Diamond Disc
Matrix number: 6544-C-3-1
Recording date: 1919
Release number: 50541-L
Release date: August 1919
NPS object catalog number: EDIS 42041
June 20, 2006 Subject:
Noise is good
Only few words: Nice, funny, but too easy. Ragtime is good, but I hope, this is only introduction for serious compositions.
December 24, 2005 Subject:
Cartoon Ragtime "Jazz" par excellence.
This is the theme music for the upcoming podcast "The Cartoon Geeks." The xylophonist in this piece went on to play with the band that recorded the music for the Disney shorts "Steamboat Willie" and "The Skeleton Dance." This guy is the Yngvie Malmsteen of ragtime Xylophone, man. Amazing. And yes, very cartoony.
March 30, 2005 Subject:
What is Jazz?
Once again, the Edison recordings force me to re-evaluate Jazz, as this recording has a xylophone going on in it. Is the xylophone a jazz instrument?? In any case, I really liked the accomapemnt of Xylophone, Saxaphone AND Piano. The Saxaphone sounds odd here, but adds it's flourish with it's muted effect.
November 25, 2004 Subject:
Re: Sensation Jazz - One Step
Amazingly clean recording for 1919. Anachronistic, but way jammin'. Dig that xylophone!